• act of operating; working, performance, handling; venture, undertaking; series of actions, procedure (e.g. mathematical operations); campaign, series of activities to achieve a goal (e.g. military operations); surgery
• an operation is a planned activity that involves many complicated actions.
• businesses or companies are sometimes referred to as operations.
• if a patient has an operation, a surgeon cuts open the patient's body in order to remove, replace, or repair a diseased or damaged part.
• if something is in operation, it is working or being used.
• see also operate.
operation "grapes of wrath"
• operation in 1996 by the israeli military against the hezbollah organization in lebanon
operation "peace for galilee"
• military campaign titled "peace for galilee"
• military operation
• code for operating a computer
• purpose of an operation, aim of an action
operation grapes of wrath
• code name of the israeli military operation in southern lebanon that took place in 1996
operation iraqi freedom
• military operation carried out in iraq in march 2003 by american and allied forces with the goal of disarming iraq of illegally kept weapons and freeing the country from the regime of saddam hussein
• test detonation of the first hydrogen bomb in 1952
operation magic carpet
• operation that brought jews from yemen to israel in the end of the 1940s
• person who is responsible for making sure that a task is done properly
operation market garden
• world war ii operation in 1944 in which british and american troops unsuccessfully tried to invade and liberate holland
• israeli mission carried out in 1984 in which almost 8000 ethiopian jews were brought to israel in an airlift rescue
• military command to execute a mission
• world war ii german military operation in 1944 that was designed for an invasion on britain
• israeli mission carried out in 1991 in which over 14000 ethiopian jews were brought to israel in an airlift rescue
• mathematical operation, mathematical procedure
• faulty operation
• double operation
• execution of a command on an entire block at once
• mathematical problem based on boolean algebra
• caesarean section, surgical removal of a fetus from a woman's uterus
came into operation
• began working, began functioning, went into action
• cesarean section, surgical removal of a fetus from a woman's uterus (when natural vaginal childbirth is not possible)
• secret operation, military operation designed to be carried out in secret (military)
• working together
• operation which is made of several integrated tasks
come into operation
• begin to be effective, commence activity, begin to work
• action performed by a computer
• military operation designed to protect the identity of the sponsoring person or nation (military)